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Cassie

Wes

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#9

LIB
Height 5'8"
Year Senior
Hometown Atherton, Calif.
High School Saint Francis
School: CC

Bio

2016: Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year for a second consecutive season … A First Team All-Ivy League selection … One of five finalists for the William V. Campbell Female Performer of the Year Award … Named to the Fall Academic All-Ivy League Team … Named Ivy League Player of the Week once and landed on the Weekly Honor Roll four times … Led the Ivy League with 468 total digs and 5.51 digs per set, ranking No. 6 nationally in digs per set … Five digs shy of Columbia's single season record (473) … Topped all league competitors with 304 digs and a 5.71 dig-per-set average in Ivy League play… One of two Lions to play in all 85 sets of all 24 matches, and the only Lion to start every match of the season … Recorded double-figure digs in all 24 matches, 20-plus digs in 10 and 30-plus digs twice … Began the year with 20 digs and five assists – one off her career-high – at San Francisco (Sept. 2) … Cracked 30 digs for the first time in her career, finishing with 31 to lead the Lions back from two sets down to defeat Cornell in five (Sept. 24) … Posted 29 digs in a five-set win over Yale (Sept. 30) and 26 the next day in a three-set sweep of Brown (Oct. 1), leading the Lions to their first 3-0 Ivy League start and earning Ivy League Player of the Week honors (Oct. 3) … Recorded a career-high 33 digs in just three sets to help the Lions sweep Brown, breaking the program record for digs in a three-set match and recording the second-most digs in a three-set match by any player in the NCAA during the 2016 season (Oct. 28) … Had 23 digs and two aces on her Senior Night to defeat Harvard in four (Nov. 5) … Registered 27 digs in a four-set win at Penn, helping the Lions tie the program record for Ivy League victories with nine (Nov. 11).

2015: Named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year after earning second team All-Ivy League honors ... ended the season ranked 38th in the nation and first in the Ivy League with 4.93 digs per set ... finished second in the Columbia single-season record book with 434 digs ... averaged 5.36 digs per set in Ivy League play ... finished with double-figure digs in 21 of 23 matches including 10 with at least 20 or more ... led the team with a .971 reception percentage after only 10 reception errors on 346 total attempts ... set a career-high with 29 digs against Brown (Oct. 3) ... selected as a Fall Academic All-Ivy League recipient.

2014: Recorded two digs in the season-opening sweep of Bucknell (Sept. 5) … Notched 11 digs,  four assists, two aces and one kill in a straight-set victory over Stony Brook (Sept. 6) … Posted 16 digs and one assists against Fairfield (Sept. 6) ... Added two digs at George Washington (Sept. 12) … Turned in nine digs and one assist versus Illinois State (Sept. 12) … Registered 16 digs and one assist against Baylor (Sept. 13) ... Posted four digs and one assist at Connecticut (Sept. 19) … Recorded 12 digs and two assists against Hofstra (Sept. 20) … Added two digs versus Bryant (Sept. 20) ...Contributed four digs and one ace against Cornel (Sept. 27) ... Contributed four digs at Princeton (Oct. 4) ... Turned in seven digs against Dartmouth (Oct. 10) ... Recorded 21 digs at Brown (Oct. 17) ... Notched 28 digs, six assists and three aces at Cornell (Oct. 25) ... Registered 21 digs and one ace versus Princeton (Oct. 31) … Tallied 16 digs and four assists against Penn (Nov. 1) … Chipped in one dig versus Yale (Nov. 7) … Added four digs and two aces against Brown (Nov. 8) … Recorded 16 digs and three assists at Harvard (Nov. 14) … Contributed 13 digs, four handouts and one ace at Dartmouth (Nov. 15).    

2013: Made 20 appearances … Compiled 205 digs … Registered 19 digs against Binghamton … Set career-high with 22 digs against Penn … Posted 21 digs in a three-set match at Brown. 

Before Columbia: Two-year letterwinner and served as co-captain as a senior at St. Francis … Selected WCAL All-League first team and the Palo Alto All-Daily News Prep Girls Volleyball first team after bumping 402 digs as a junior… Integral force to the Encore Volleyball Club team, ranked No. 1 in Northern California for four years, 14's, 16's, 17's and 18's... Back-to-back top-ten finishes at Junior Nationals in 2012 and 2013 … Four-year scholar athlete.

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